Lockdown

Lockdown

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NEW YORK
It may be Christmas in New York, but for ex-soldier turned elite bodyguard Ryan Lock it's business as usual: his mission is to protect one of America's most ruthless businessmen.

A BLOODY SHOOT-OUT
Suddenly gunshots ring out. People run for cover. Innocent people are mown down. Amid the chaos, Lock's hunt for the killers turns into an explosive game of cat and mouse.

A DEADLY SECRET
Lock's search for the truth takes him from the rooftops of a New York skyscraper to a heavily fortified warehouse on the Hudson where he confronts one of the world's most dangerous women. As the clock ticks towards midnight on New Year's Eve, all routes into and out of Manhattan are sealed, and Lock realises that not only is his own life in terrible danger but so are the lives of millions of others...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 28mm | 315g
  • Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9780553820621
  • 242,597

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Funny, tough, and furiously paced, Lockdown explodes off the page
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Black drives his hero into the tightest of spots with a force and energy that jump off the page... This is a writer, and a hero, to watch * Daily Mail * A thrilling debut that locks you in and loads up the tension! -- SIMON KERNICK Sean Black writes with the pace of Lee Child and the heart of Harlan Coben -- JOSEPH FINDER Funny, tough, and furiously paced, Lockdown explodes off the page -- JESSE KELLERMAN Hold on tight - this one burns like a lit fuse -- GREGG HURWITZ
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About Sean Black

Sean Black grew up in Scotland, studied film in New York and has written the screenplays for many of Britain's best-known TV dramas. While writing Lockdown, he undertook a gruelling 24-day close protection course encompassing two weeks in an army camp in the UK, followed by firearms training in the Czech Republic. Lockdown, the first in a major series featuring Ryan Lock, is his first novel.
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Rating details

2,904 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 29% (828)
4 39% (1,135)
3 25% (718)
2 6% (162)
1 2% (61)
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